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Group Exhibition
Balassi Institut - Collegium Hungaricum Berlin (.CHB)
Hungarian Institute for Culture , Dorotheenstraße 12, 10117 Berlin, Germany
October 19, 2012 - January 27, 2013

[VIDEO] Interview with Tamás St.Turba
by The Karte

In 1992, after he had returned from his exile in Switzerland, IPUT / ST. TURBA transformed the Statue of Liberty in Budapest into a soul. He covered the 40-metre-tall statue – which had been built under the Stalinist regime on the occasion of the liberation of Budapest by the Red Army from the Nazi occupation – in a huge, white gown with two black holes for eyes and it blew there in the wind for four days above Budapest. The Statue of Liberty’s Soul remains, more then twenty years after its first appearance, a living symbol of the controversy surrounding the notion of freedom.

See also: Collegium Hungaricum Berlin > Vertigo of Freedom

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Posted by The Karte on 11/11/12

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